Upgrades are an essential part of any development process. Upgrading Microsoft SQL Server database is widely considered a complex process. In order for an upgrade to be successful, it should involve planning and preparation stages. There are upgrade issues that can be foreseen as well as those that cannot be foreseen, but that may effect the process. Of course, the goal of upgrading SQL Server is to enhance its performance and operation. However, the truth is that, failure on preparation stage is likely to result in lower productivity after the upgrade. Therefore, if you are planning to upgrade SQL Server from older versions to more recent ones, the best decision is to automate it.
Ispirer Migration and Modernization Toolkit - "MnMTK 2017" is a highly automated conversion solution, that will help you easily switch between the two SQL Server database versions. With Ispirer MnMTK 2017 the upgrade process is quite simple and requires minimum manual efforts from the user’s prospective.
Watch a demonstration to see an Upgrading from Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 utilizing Ispirer MnMTK.
Why Ispirer MnMTK 2017
Ispirer MnMTK 2017 is highly customizable. Based on individual custom requirements, it can be adapted to the particular needs of the target server. The Toolkit can be tailored up in accordance with specific requirements to the business logic on the new server and to its productivity and performance.
There are many examples where process of upgrading from older to new versions of Microsoft SQL Server can cause existing working systems fail. This include:
- Row Count messages for failed DML Statements,
- Login Errors numbers,
- The GROUP BY clause with a subquery in earlier versions,
- Renamed Columns in System Views,
- Differences in SQL Statements.
These situations can now be handled automatically by Ispirer MnMTK 2017. Versions changes that cause errors in migrations can be customized and accomplished automatically without any manual interventions.
By using the Ispirer MnMTK 2017, you can significantly reduce both time and effort for the upgrading process and allows:
- Deprecated function migration
- Old format joins migration
- Support of system objects upgrading